Jens Paul Berndt (47) was appointed chief technology officer (CTO) of Homegate AG, responsible for the real estate site’s technological development and operation. He succeeds Dave Cannizzaro, long-time IT director, who is “looking forward to taking on new professional challenges”, according to the Homegate news release.
Tradono launched a secure payment method called TradonoPay, which "turns into an intermediary in all trades". TradonoPay keeps your money, until you have received the item, are happy with it, and have informed TradonoPay.
Online reseller site RicardoShops.ch went offline at the end of 2016.
Tamedia is merging its two Swiss auto sites, AutoRicardo.ch and Car4You.ch, in hopes of catching market leader AutoScout24.ch.
Ringier says 2016 was a record year for its Scout24-Switzerland sites: AutoScout24.ch, ImmoScout24.ch and marketplace free site Anibis.ch.
Stefano Santinelli will become CEO in October of Swisscom Directories, the web catalog business jointly owned by media house Tamedia and telecom venture Swisscom.
Despite growth in its digital business, Swiss media group Tamedia reported a 22 percent drop in net income based on lower revenue in the first half of FY16.
Hans Schwyter, chairman of the International Classified Marketplace Association, is focusing on his consultancy and has not joined the board of Homegate AG as reported earlier.
Ole Højriis Kristensen was appointed CEO of vintage marketplace Trendsales.dk in Denmark with immediate effect.
Marcel Stocker, managing director of Tamedia's auto sites since last October, left the company at the end of June for a job in e-business consulting.